Yehaw! I’m in love with this chimichurri sauce! In fact, so in love that I named it the cheer for chimichurri sauce because that’s what it makes me do. Cheer! And you will too once you taste it.
I love all different kinds of sauces. What is your favorite?
Here are the sauces I make, regularly:
Of course, that list includes this sauce. The great thing about this chimichurri sauce is you can put it on just about everything! Seriously!
You can use it as a marinade, as a salad dressing, on steak, chicken and seafood! And I dare say on some crackers or bread!
Every single way I mention to use this chimichurri sauce is delicious. How many sauces do you know of where that statement could be true?
Without further ado, let’s get cracking and make this recipe.
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How to make chimichurri sauce
We have parsley, cilantro, cumin, red wine vinegar, olive oil and garlic.
First thing I do is take out my food processor.
I wash and de-stem 1 cup each of packed cilantro and parsley. Then I place the greens in the food processor along with ½ cup oil, 3 cloves garlic, ¼ cup red wine vinegar, ¼ cup pistachios, ¼ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon cumin.
I turn the processor on high and let the chimichurri sauce mix. It takes about two minutes. I interrupt the food processor halfway through to scrape the sides down. I want all those yummy cilantro and parsley leaves to be incorporated!!
Once the ingredients all blend together, I scrape the chimichurri sauce into a Ball jar.
I put that little stuffed giraffe in the photo because I think giraffes would love this chimichurri sauce, its being green and all!
Let’s look at it with some leftover parsley in the background.
I hope you enjoyed this chimichurri sauce recipe!
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Cheer For Chimichurri Sauce
- Making the Chimichurri
- Add all of the ingredients in a food processor
- Turn the processor on high, half way through the mixing, scrape down the sides and continue processing until smooth (about two minutes)
- Pour into jar
- Place on food of choice, let’s say a salad